TPD looking for armed suspect following south-side homicide

TPD looking for armed suspect following south-side homicide
TPD investigating homicide on south side. (Source: Google Maps)

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - The Tucson Police Department is investigating a deadly shooting that occurred late Sunday night, Aug. 30, on Tucson’s south side.

Officers from were dispatched just after 10 p.m. to a reported shooting at an apartment complex located at 1951 E. Benson Highway.

Upon arrival, officers found 20-year-old Rudy R. Romero with obvious signs of gunshot trauma. Officers immediately began rendering aid until Tucson Fire Department crews arrived and transported Romero to Banner-University Medical Center for treatment of life-threatening injuries.

Romero was declared dead shortly after arrival. Next of kin has been notified.

Homicide detectives were contacted and responded to continue the investigation.

Detectives believe the shooting is not a random act.

Anyone with information is asked to please call 88-CRIME. You can remain anonymous.

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